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Comment Cycle Set for Public Notice Regarding Connect America Phase II

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Released: January 22, 2013


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DA 13-80

Release Date: January 22, 2013



WC Docket No. 10-90

Comment Date: February 19, 2013
Reply Comment Date: March 4, 2013

On December 27, 2012, the Commission released a public notice regarding Connect America
Phase II, specifically addressing and seeking comment on what areas should be eligible for Phase II and
what procedures should govern making a statewide commitment in Phase II.1
The Commission set the comment and reply comment deadlines for the Connect America Phase
II PN as 30 and 45 days, respectively, after publication of the summary of the further notice in the Federal
Register.2 On January 18, 2013, a summary of the Connect America Phase II PN appeared in the Federal
Register.3 Accordingly, comments will be due on February 19, 2013, and reply comments will be due
on March 4, 2013
For comment filing requirements, please consult the Connect America Phase II PN.4 For further
information regarding this proceeding, contact Ryan Yates, Wireline Competition Bureau,
Telecommunications Access Policy Division,, 202-418-0886.

1 Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Comment on Procedures Relating to Areas Eligible for Funding and Election
to Make a Statewide Commitment in Phase II of the Connect America Fund
, WC Docket No. 10-90, Public Notice,
DA 12-2075 (Wireline Comp. Bur. Dec. 27, 2012) (Connect America Phase II PN).
2 Id.
3 See Connect America Phase II Public Notice, 78 Fed. Reg. 4,100 (Jan. 18, 2013).
4 See Connect America Phase II PN at paras. 28-33.

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